13 March, 2018

Project Officer - Access To Justice

Palladium International
Based in Port Vila but with provincial travel particularly to North Efate & Santo & Malekula.

Due Date
27 Mar 2018

Full Time Contract

Organisation Description
Palladium International and the Vanuatu-Australia Policing and Justice Program – Stretem Rod Blong Jastis Mo Sefti - commenced in January 2017 and has continually provided support to both the Vanuatu Police Force and the Department of Justice.

Job Description
The Project Officer, working with a team, will support the implementation of the piloting, on behalf of the Ministry of Justice & Community Services (MJCS), for the appointment of ‘Authorised Persons’ and ‘Registered Counsellors’ under the Family Protection Act 2008 (AP Pilot) in an effort to strengthen women’s access to justice. The Officer will also support the implementation of interventions resulting from research into gender based and family violence recently conducted by the program. The role may also involve working with the Ministry’s Community Services team on issues affecting children, youth, people living with disability and women in Vanuatu society.
Selection Criteria
Specific Competencies
• Graduate or higher qualifications in law and or relevant social sciences or relevant experience in lieu of a qualification.
• Good knowledge of the context of Vanuatu and violence against women in Vanuatu.
• Excellent oral and written cross-cultural communication skills at multiple levels and effective collaboration and teamwork.
• Demonstrated understanding of the role of law in preventing and protecting vulnerable members of the community.
• Relevant computer skills in Microsoft Office programs.
English & Bislama fluency essential
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

How to Apply
Apply by:

Contact Person
Clare Moloney - Senior Finance, Police Program

Contact Phone Number
(+678) 22918

E-mail to send applications to

Postal Address or location to apply in person
Apply in person to the Police Project Office, VANSEC House, Port Vila

Website to Obtain Further Information
Not Stated

How to apply - more information
Please download the ToR
Via email if additional info is required

Source: Direct from the employer
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